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 Princess Alice, Duchess of Gloucester - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Lady Alice Christabel Montagu-Douglas-Scott (later Princess Alice, Duchess of Gloucester GCB, CI, GCVO, GBE (December 25, 1901 - October 29, 2004) was the wife of Prince Henry, Duke of Gloucester, the third son of King George V and Queen Mary.
Princess Alice also apparently did not wish to be known as a dowager duchess and so followed the example of her late sister-in-law, Princess Marina, Duchess of Kent, following the marriage of her elder son in June 1961.
Princess Alice, Duchess of Gloucester, The Memoirs of Princess Alice, Duchess of Gloucester (London: Collins, 1983), ISBN 0-00-216646-1.
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 NINETEENTH GENERATION   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-02)
Princess Mary of ENGLAND Duchess of Gloucester was born in 1776 in England - dtr of George III.
She was married to William Duke of GLOUCESTER (son of William Duke of GLOUCESTER and Maria Dowager Countess of WALDEGRAVE) about 1816 in England (cousins).
William Duke of GLOUCESTER was born in 1776 in England.
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 Charles Brandon, duke of Suffolk and Princess Mary Tudor: Biography, Portrait, Primary Sources
Mary Tudor, born 18 March 1495, was the baby of the Tudor family and widely considered the most beautiful princess of her time.
Mary, however, was aware of her position as Queen of France and, during her brief marriage, conducted herself with aplomb.
Mary was not pregnant but she was sent to the Hotel de Cluny for her period of mourning, without even the comfort of her English attendants.
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 The life of Alice - theage.com.au
Princess Alice, Duchess of Gloucester, and former resident at Yarralumla, yesterday became the oldest ever living member of the British Royal Family - perhaps the oldest royal since Methuselah.
The Gloucesters arrived in Australia with their two young sons, and mindful of taking serving officers off active duty, they were accompanied by one gallant aide who had lost an arm, the other a leg.
Princess Alice had to leave her home of 60 years to live permanently with her son and his family in an apartment in Kensington Palace.
www.theage.com.au /articles/2003/08/21/1061434980253.html   (1201 words)

  
 Gongs and Gowns: Honouring Royal Women. by Rafal Heydel-Mankoo
Princess Elizabeth’s appointment coincided with that of the Duke of Edinburgh.
In 1948 Princess Alice was invested as a Dame Grand Cross of the Royal Victorian Order and finally in 1975 HM The Queen appointed her the first female Grand Cross of the Order of the Bath (civil).
The 2003 appointment of HRH The Princess Alexandra, the Hon.
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 Blog of Death: Princess Alice
HRH Princess Alice, the Duchess of Gloucester and the oldest member of the British royal family, died on Oct. 29.
Her autobiography, "The Memoirs of Princess Alice, Duchess of Gloucester," was published in 1981.
The mother of the present Duke of Gloucester and the aunt of Queen Elizabeth II, Princess Alice spent her final years living in Barnwell Manor, an Elizabethan building in rural Northamptonshire, and at Kensington Palace in London.
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 Howstuffworks "Who are the Duke of York, Duke of Kent, etc., and how did they get their titles?"
Princess Alice is the widow of the Duke of Gloucester.
Prince Richard is Princess Alice's son and the queen's cousin, and the duchess is his wife, the former Birgitte van Deurs.
The Duchess of Kent is the former Katharine Worsley.
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 Pakistan Times | PT Wire: Princess Alice, eldest British royal, dies
LONDON (UK): Princess Alice, aunt to Queen Elizabeth II and the longest-living member of the royal family, died on Friday at the age of 102, Buckingham Palace announced on Saturday.
Alice, Duchess of Gloucester, was the widow of Prince Henry, the third son of King George V and Queen Mary.
Princess Alice was 17 months older than the late Queen Mother, her sister in law, who died in 2002 at the age of 101.
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 Obituary: Princess Alice, Duchess of Gloucester | Obituaries | Guardian Unlimited
Princess Alice, Duchess of Gloucester, who has died aged 102, lived longer than her sister-in-law, Queen Elizabeth, the Queen Mother.
The widow of one royal duke, Prince Henry, Duke of Gloucester, the third son of King George V and Queen Mary, and the mother of another, she concealed, beneath her quiet public image, a zest for adventure and a steel-like fortitude.
Prince William was born in 1941, and Prince Richard, the present Duke of Gloucester, in 1944.
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 Margaret Weatherford Column
Since the deaths of Princess Margaret and the Queen Mother, the Royal Family (meaning the family members who hold the rank of royal highness and perform royal duties) has consisted of only the Queen’s immediate family and her Kent and Gloucester cousins.
The children and grandchildren of her cousins and siblings are all ahead of her (except for Princess Mary’s descendants), and while many of them are still minors, there are several adults who are not working royals who are much closer to the throne.
The Queen appointed the Duke of Gloucester a Knight of the Garter in 1997.
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 English Monarchs - Kings and Queens of England - Princess Eugenie of York.   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-02)
Princess Eugenie of York, the sixth grandchild of Queen Elizabeth II was born on 23 March, 1990 at the Portland Hospital in London, the second daughter of Andrew, Duke of York and Sarah Ferguson, the daughter of Major Ronald Ferguson and Susan Mary Wright.
Princess Eugenie was christened Eugenie Victoria Helena Mountbatten-Windsor at the Church of St. Mary Magdalene, Sandringham, by the Bishop of Norwich.
She was so named after Victoria Eugenie of Battenberg, the daughter of Princess Beatrice, the youngest daughter of Queen Victoria and Princess Helena, Victoria's third daughter.
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 English Monarchs - Kings and Queens of England - Princess Beatrice of York.   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-02)
Princess Beatrice the first Princess of York since her grandmother, the Queen, and is at present fifth in line to the British throne.
Beatrice was born on 8 August, 1998, at Portland Hospital, London, the eldest child of Andrew, Duke of York and Sarah Ferguson, the daughter of Major Ronald Ferguson.
Mary was the name of both the Queen's grandmother and the Duchess' mother.
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 Country Life Books:   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-02)
Although writing a group portrait, she miraculously keeps each sister’s development separate and comprehensible through 90 years, from the birth of the Princess Royal in 1766 to the death of the last survivor Princess Mary, DuchessĀ of Gloucester, in 1857.
Princess Elizabeth was the most artistic and Princess Mary, by the standards of her family a beauty, was the most worldly.
For example, she writes that the princesses liked to appear ‘blank-faced and innocent while a constant diet of letters and newspapers and Court gossip—as well as the books that circulated among the household—kept them immensely well informed on what was 'moving' in the world’.
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 Ireland Information Guide , Irish, Counties, Facts, Statistics, Tourism, Culture, How
Princesses by marriage are the recognized wives of the Sovereign's sons and male line grandsons.
In 1974, The Dowager Duchess of Gloucester, widow of Prince Henry, Duke of Gloucester, was granted a request by Elizabeth II to assume the style Princess Alice, Duchess of Gloucester.
The main reason for the change was to distinguish herself from her daughter in law, HRH The Duchess of Gloucester, wife of HRH Prince Richard, Duke of Gloucester.
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 The Monarchy and the Armed Forces
Her Royal Highness Princess Margaret the Countess of Snowdon was formerly Colonel-in-Chief, the Royal New Zealand Infantry Corps, and of The Northland Regiment, until the reorganisation of the infantry corps in 1964.
Her Royal Highness Alice Duchess of Gloucester was Colonel-in-Chief of the Royal New Zealand Corps of Transport to 1996, and was Colonel-in-Chief, the Royal New Zealand Army Service Corps.
Her Royal Highness Princess Alexandra was Colonel-in-Chief of the Wellington and West Coast and Taranaki Regiment until the re-organisation of the infantry arm of the New Zealand army in 1964.
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 Yarralumla's princess - National - smh.com.au
Princess Alice, Duchess of Gloucester, today becomes the oldest ever living member of the British royal family.
The Gloucesters toured Malta; Ceylon, where she sat on an elephant's knee; Pakistan, where he was harangued by Jinnah; and to Egypt to present King Farouk with a field marshal's baton.
Princess Alice had to leave her home of 60 years to live with her son and his family in an apartment in Kensington Palace.
www.smh.com.au /articles/2003/08/20/1061368360094.html?from=storyrhs   (1130 words)

  
 Yvonne's Royalty Home Page: Royal Christenings
Princess Helena's cake was the "principal ornament of the supper table" at the banquet held on the evening of her christening at Buckingham Palace.
Princess Alexandra, daughter of the Duke of Kent, and Princess Irene, granddaughter of Wilhelmina, Queen of the Netherlands, were the last royal children to be christened in the chapel in 1937 and 1940 respectively before it was destroyed in the Blitz.
Lady Davina Windsor, elder daughter of HRH The Duke of Gloucester, was married in the Chapel in the summer of 2004.
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 Oldest British royal dies
Princess Alice, the Duchess of Gloucester, died in her sleep at Kensington Palace Friday night, a palace official said.
She was the third daughter of the seventh Duke of Buccleuch and the widow of Prince Henry, third son of King George V and Queen Mary.
Princess Alice was the second member of the royal family to reach her centenary, after the Queen Mother, who died in March 2002 at the age of 101.
www.cbc.ca /world/story/2004/10/30/princess_alice041030.html   (1070 words)

  
 Biography for Queen Elizabeth II   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-02)
Princess Elizabeth Alexandra Mary was born on April 21, 1926 in London England to the second son of George V - Albert, Duke of York and the Duchess of York, the former Lady Elizabeth Bowes-Lyon.
Formerly the mother-in-law of Princess Diana and Sarah Ferguson.
Niece of King Edward VIII (Duke of Windsor), Mary the Princess Royal (aka Victoria, 1897-1965), Prince Henry (Duke of Gloucester), Prince George (Duke of Kent), and Prince John (1905-1919).
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 Ancestors of Eugene Ashton ANDREW & Anna Louise HANISH Duchess Joan Acre GLOUCESTER ANDREW ANGERMUELLER HANISH STRUDELL ...
Princess of ENGLAND, Duchess of GLOUCESTER, Countess of HERTFORD.
The fact that a royal princess had dared to marry this obscure fellow became a `cause celebre' which for a time separated her from the affection of her father.
Gloucester desisted unwillingly from his attacks on Brecon, and was constrained to divorce his wife and marry the king's daughter, Joan of Acre.
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 The Royal Family > Memorial sites > Princess Alice > Introduction
Her Royal Highness Princess Alice, Duchess of Gloucester died peacefully in her sleep on the evening of 29 October 2004, at Kensington Palace, London.
Princess Alice was the widow of the late Duke of Gloucester, third son of George V; the mother of the present Duke of Gloucester; and the aunt of The Queen.
In her Royal duties, she served the nation for many decades, working for the benefit of numerous charities and supporting the Armed Forces in peace and war.
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 Kensington Palace
Queen Mary (grandmother of the present Queen) was born at Kensington in 1867.
Today Kensington contains the offices and London residences of Princess Alice, Duchess of Gloucester and The Duke and Duchess of Gloucester, The Duke and Duchess of Kent and Prince and Princess Michael of Kent.
Princess Margaret and Diana, Princess of Wales used to live in Kensington Palace and have their offices there.
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 Sample text for Library of Congress control number 2004048845
Names were awaiting the baby Princess: Charlotte, for her mother; Augusta, for her father’s mother; and Matilda, for the King’s sister Caroline Matilda, who, aged fifteen, was leaving England within a few days to marry the King of Denmark.
No other princess was so honoured until 1727, when the Hanoverian King George II of England styled his daughter Anne—who also became a princess of Orange and lived until 1759—Princess Royal, when she was nineteen years old.
When the Archbishop of Canterbury christened the Princess Royal on 27 October 1766, the new Queen of Denmark was among her godparents, but that in its turn was a proxy appearance.
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 Travel guide to London | sights you must visit in London | London travel attractions   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-02)
Princess Margaret and the Duke and Duchess of Kent now live there.
Today Kensington contains the offices and London residences of Princess Margaret, Princess Alice, Duchess of Gloucester and The Duke and Duchess of Gloucester, The Duke and Duchess of Kent and Prince and Princess Michael of Kent.
Diana, Princess of Wales used to live in Kensington Palace and have her offices there until her dreadful death in a Parisian road tunnel.
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 Berkshire History: Biographies: Maria Walpole, Duchess of Gloucester (1737-1807)
The Duchess of Gloucester's position was very different: she had been married at her own house in Pall Mall on 6th September 1766, without any witnesses, and by her own chaplain, who died shortly afterwards.
The Duchess of Gloucester died, greatly respected, in 1807.
Dorothy Clements' grandson, the second Duke of Gloucester, was kept in reserve as a possible Prince Consort of England, should a suitable foreign husband not be found for Princess Charlotte of Wales.
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 Flags of the Royal Family, United Kingdom
This was for instance used by the late Diana, Princess of Wales.
The 1910-1953 standard of Queen Mary (Queen Mother 1936-1953) is shown in Flaggenbuch 1939 as the royal standard at the hoist with the arms of the Dukes of Teck on the fly.
The Royal Standard of HRH The Duchess of Edinburgh (i.e., the Queen after marrying Prince Philip and before she became Queen).
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 Princess the Palace hides away | Special reports | Guardian Unlimited
But the Dowager Duchess of Gloucester will spend the next month - as she has spent the past five years - hidden in Kensington Palace, the west London residence monickered the 'Aunt Heap' by Edward VII.
The Princess, mother of the Duke of Gloucester, is the Queen's aunt and sister-in-law of the Queen Mother.
In 1995, the Duke of Gloucester let out the family's castellated home at Barnwell Manor, in Northamptonshire, where Princess Alice, then 93, had spent almost all of her married life.
www.guardian.co.uk /queenmother/article/0,2763,346419,00.html   (925 words)

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